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Jobs Offers Help To Apple Employees in Japan


Apple CEO Steve Jobs has reportedly sent an email to all Apple employees in Japan in the wake of that country’s tragedies. The email originally posted by Macotakara, offers time off and resources for employees and their families.

To Our Team in Japan,

We have all been following the unfolding disaster in Japan. Our hearts go out to you and your families, as well as all of your countrymen who have been touched by this tragedy.

If you need time or resources to visit or care for your families, please see HR and we will help you. If you are aware of any supplies that are needed, please also tell HR and we will do what we can to arrange delivery.

Again, our hearts go out to you during this unimaginable crisis.
Please stay safe.
Steve and the entire Executive Team

This follows Apple’s other recent efforts in Japan, first with Apple delaying the launch of the iPad 2, and is taking donations, via iTunes for the Red Cross relief effort. Lastly, it was reported that Apple had temporarily set up their stores to act as meeting places, and communication hubs for those affected by the disaster.

Fantastic news.

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  • Wow the world is helping Japan. If the world is helping like this everyday and every starving people, no one will suffer.

  • TheDoc

    Guess Apple isn’t so evil after all, huh?

  • vibrant

    grrrr ,, you background makes me think my screen is DIRRRRTTTYYY.
    i smuged my screen with my finger to try and wipe some of the “dirt” off

  • h

    @ishinimrod – i’m pretty sure the crackheads on the streets of san francisco will still suffer at the hand of their own self destruction